1. Galia

    Leptin Resistance

    Does anyone have experience with leptin resistance, I think it's a pufa problem, but I find very little information and research on the subject, it is generally claimed that leptin is increased by fructose, is there any truth in this? Any idea is welcome.
  2. haidut

    Dietary Stearic Acid Reduces Visceral Fat By 70% And Increases Lean Mass

    This is a study that @Travis will probably like a lot. Stearic acid is one of the SFA that are considered anti-inflammatory even by mainstream science. It has pronounced anti-tumor effects in various cancer models, and one of the proposed mechanisms was its ability to reduce fat deposits. The...
  3. P

    Betaine Lowers FFA And Improve Insulin Sensitivity And Adiponectine Level In High Fat Fed Animal

    Betaine improved adipose tissue function in mice fed a high-fat diet: a mechanism for hepatoprotective effect of betaine in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease Endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress plays a critical role in adipose tissue dysfunction and insulin resistance in a variety of experimental...
  4. P

    Taurine Treatment Modulates Circadian Rhythms In Mice Fed A High Fat Diet

    Taurine Treatment Modulates Circadian Rhythms in Mice Fed A High Fat Diet. - PubMed - NCBI Close ties have been made among certain nutrients, obesity, type 2 diabetes and circadian clocks. Among nutrients, taurine has been documented as being effective against obesity and type 2 diabetes...
  5. E

    Butyrate Stimulates Leptin Expression

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22122897 Leptin induces pro-inflammatory cytokines such as tnf-alpha and il-6, reduce il-10, and is linked to various cancers. It apparently has some neuro-protective effects (explaining the obese paradox), but from what I found the same benefits can be...
  6. haidut

    Fasting / Dieting Leads To Obesity

    In direct contradiction to outfits like Weight Watchers, Warrior Diet, etc this study shows that chronic dieting and calorie restriction leads to obesity. Most of these "expert" protocols talk about "leptin sensitization". As the study points out, elevated leptin is actually one of the major...